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See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on hypnosis on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Hypnosis care at Mayo Clinic

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  1. Frequently asked questions about hypnosis. American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  2. Position statement regarding hypnosis. American Psychiatric Association. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  3. Stewart JH. Hypnosis in contemporary medicine. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2005;80:511.
  4. Selecting a qualified professional. American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  5. Hypnosis today: Looking beyond the media portrayal. American Psychological Association. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  6. Hypnosis. American Cancer Society. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  7. Hypnosis. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  8. Stern TA, et al. Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry. Philadelphia, Pa.: Mosby Elsevier; 2008. Accessed Aug. 8, 2012.
  9. AskMayoExpert. Hypnosis. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2012.
  10. Cordi MJ, et al. Deepening sleep by hypnotic suggestion. Sleep. 2014;37:1143.
  11. Cordi MJ, et al. Improving sleep and cognition by hypnotic suggestion in the elderly. Neuropsychologia. 2015;69:176.
  12. Randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis intervention to control fatigue in patients undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014;32:557.